The Blue Boat Guide App

Free Download!

Why a  guide app?

With our Blue Boat guide app you can listen to our audio guides on your own mobile device. The general story is available in 21 languages!
We also offer you a selection of exclusive, themed audio guides in the app, like the Kids Cruise and the Rembrandt Cruise, produced exclusively for us by the Rijks Museum.
The guide app also has the added feature of displaying photo’s and images for you while you listen to the audio story.

On what devices can I use the Guide app?

The app is available for Aplle & Android phones.

How much does the app cost?

The app is completely free.

Good to know:

The app does NOT need a3G (4G) or wifi connection to work. So feel free to turn it off if you do not want to have any mobile data use! However, wifi has to be turned on for the app to work properly!
To complete the cruise, you need a battery charge of at least 25%

Downloading the app?

Through one of the links on the right hand side top of the page.
If you did not manage to download the app at home, you can download it at our dock using our FREE wifi!

Free Download!

Download app in the app store 
Download app in the Google Play store

Prefer searching for it yourself? The app is called ‘Blueboat guide

Blue Boat Guide app

Getting started

1. Choose the cruise you are going to take & the story you want to hear
2. Choose the language you want to listen to. If you haven’t downloaded it yet, this screen appears. Click on “yes”and choose the language(s) you want to download
3. Click on the downloaded language and the tour will start (as soon as the boat departs)
4. If your 3G (of 4G) is switched on, you will see where you are loacted on the map of Amsterdam. You can switch between the map and the photo that goes with the audio by clicking on the buttons below
5. If your 3G is switched off, you will only see the photo window
6. As soon as the audio starts, you will see the picture that goes with it in the photo frame

Using the app

Using the app is very easy: it starts automatically when the boat starts cruising.
If, for any reason, you might have closed the app during the cruise, you can use the “Skip Forward” button to skip make the app search for the next audio point.
To switch languages mid-cruise use this button. The next audio item will play in the newly selected language.

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